SYLVIE OLIVE (FRANCE)
Sylvie Olive was our hero Reykjavik, Iceland (2016) and Turin, Italy (2018).
Sylvie Olivé has a significant experience in an intriguing French film industry. She grew up in and around the artistic city of Paris. Consequently it led her to study arts: Sylvie Olivé was a student of Fine Arts at the St. Charles faculty, the Charpentier Academy, the Leconte Academy and The National School of Contemporary Art. Academic background allowed her to develop her own sense of art and the essential skills required for the Art Department.
Sylvie Olivé has started her career in the theatre as scenographer assistant. After a few years Sylvie Olivé got her first job as a set designer for the feature “La Discrete” directed by Christian Vincent.
26 years have passed since then. By now her artistic portfolio is comprised from more than 33 French and other movie titles. In 2009 as a production designer she was awarded with Golden Osella at Venice Film Festival for an outstanding movie “Mr.Nobody”. Later years brought her two César nominations for the amazing production design in movies “Populaire” and “Les garçons et Guillaume, à table!”.
In 2015 the commission of European Film Awards decided to award Sylvie Olivé in a category of European Production Designer for a movie “Le tout nouveau testament”. They were mesmerized by her work, because it follows and supports the drama in a beautiful, funny and artistic way, mixing the real and surreal with a lot of ironic fantasy.
Despite the fact that work makes Sylvie Olivé to travel a lot, she is devoted to France and its delicate taste of aesthetics. She spends most of the time creating the scenes, but it does not stop her from explorations in the fields of modern dance and experimental performing arts. Without a doubt, Sylvie Olivé is a cornerstone to everyone, who has a desire to get to know about the French cinema from an inside person.